A Whitman Portrait



South Norwalk, Connecticut: Published by the Artist, 1960.

One of 525 copies. This one signed by Frasconi and noted as “artist’s copy” in his hand. First edition. Printed from the blocks by the Spiral Press on Goyu rice paper from Japan. 7.5 X 5 ins. Unpaginated. Paper covered boards after a Frasconi woodcut in two colours. Facsimiles of 5 Walt Whitman letters interspersed with woodcuts showing the poet at different ages. Publisher’s original acetate dust-jacket. A fine copy with handwritten note by Frasconi loosely inserted.

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